Can you light a one-match fire? What do elk do when they’re caught in a lightning storm? What leaf can soothe a nettle’s sting? Join us to find out! ACES’ environmental educators are experts in helping you develop basic mountain knowledge ranging from map-and-compass navigation to outdoor risk management and decision making. By the final day you will know how to use natural materials to protect yourself from the elements, pack the perfect daypack, and identify local edible plants. Home base is Rock Bottom Ranch, but you’ll test your skills on numerous hikes and field trips during this week of adventuring!